Little Boots teases new video for 'Headphones' – watch

Singer tells NME her new promo was inspired by cult classic 'Paris Texas'

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Little Boots

Little Boots has debuted a teaser for her new video for 'Headphones', scroll down to the bottom of the page and click to watch it.

The track is the third song the singer has unveiled in the lead-up to the release of her as yet untitled second album, with tracks 'Every Night I Saw A Prayer' and 'Shake' previously released.

Speaking to NME about the video, Little Boots, whose real name is Victoria Hesketh, said that the video was inspired by the cult Wim Wenders film Paris Texas.

She said: "The inspiration for the video was partly from the Wim Wenders film Paris Texas and the idea of a peep show revolving around headphones and listening to music as opposed to talking."

She continued: "The idea is that everyday characters enter a booth and on listening to the song their extrovert selves appear in the reflection, so the song is a way of releasing their inner selves and setting the crazier side of them free."

Asked why she'd opted for this, Hesketh said: "We wanted to create an energetic party atmosphere to fit the song whilst avoiding the cliches of a lot of current club themed videos."

Then asked about the inspiration for the song itself, she added: "It was inspired by the idea of wanting to go out with your friends but not enjoying the music being played, so sneaking your own headphones into a club so you can dance to the music you want to, kind of the ultimate silent disco soundtrack!"

Little Boots has just completed a short UK tour supporting Scissor Sisters.


Read More On This Artist

Little Boots' New Video 'Remedy' Little Boots' New Video 'Remedy'

Video: Little Boots' New Video 'Remedy'

More News
Laurie Anderson, Patti Smith, Karen O and more pay tribute to Lou Reed at Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Paul McCartney inducts Ringo Starr into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Florence + The Machine unveil new track 'As Far As I Could Get' - listen
Foo Fighters play Ohio record store for Record Store Day, Dave Grohl arrives on motorcycle
Run The Jewels release new track 'Bust No Moves' - listen
Florence + The Machine's second Coachella set cut to 30 minutes due to broken foot
Four Tet plays surprise set at London's Phonica for Record Store Day - watch
Jay Z's Tidal streaming service parts ways with CEO just two weeks after launch
Video evidence of Suge Knight's alleged hit-and-run attack released by court - watch
Prince's Facebook page allegedly hacked, hacker says he 'doesn't care about his...
Marilyn Manson to play hitman in new crime film 'Let Me Make You A Martyr'
Lou Reed would be 'amused but secretly delighted' by Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame...
Emily Eavis denies tabloid reports that Prince pulled out of headlining Glastonbury
Royal Blood don wigs and Hawaiian shirts for 'Conan' performance - watch
Future Islands reveal Record Store Day song 'The Chase'
Tyler, The Creator reveals 'Cherry Bomb' album bonus song 'Yellow' - listen
Michael Bublé apologises after body shaming accusations: 'Women are to be celebrated and...
Diplo says he is 'actively' pursuing a collaboration with Robert Plant after Instagram...
The Prodigy team up with Sleaford Mods for 'Ibiza' video - watch
Bill Ward accuses Ozzy Osbourne of making 'false claims, elitist comments and rude...
Blur share new song 'My Terracotta Heart' and reveal Record Store Day plans
Alice Glass hits out at Ethan Kath's decision to continue Crystal Castles without her

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM